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Take 5: Yankees, Sixers seek redemption; Phillies, Rockets aim higher

Lionel Messi requested to leave FC Barcelona this past week after 20 years with the club.
August 30, 2020
The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and Major League Baseball’s contenders are entering the home stretch as they jockey for postseason position, meaning our staff has plenty of material for the latest edition of Take 5.

Sports fan bases that should share a beer

New York-style pizza and Boston lagers.
April 10, 2019
A Pittsburgh bakery teamed up with a Cleveland brewery to make a cake-flavored beer, making us think about other rival fan bases that could benefit from an alcoholic culture mash-up.

Berra leaves off-field legacy of words

Yogi Berra, left, and Whitey Ford are seen during the New York Yankees 65th Old Timers Day ceremony. The New York Yankees defeated the Colorado Rockies, 6-4, at Yankee Stadium in New York on Sunday, June 26, 2011.
September 23, 2015

As a Yankees fan, I’m not going to miss the departed Lawrence “Yogi” Berra most for his baseball career. His No. 8 will hang forever in Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park — no player will wear it...

Large payrolls do not always translate to playoff success

Large payrolls do not always translate to playoff success
September 23, 2014

I grew up thinking I didn’t hate the Yankees. Then, around age 12, I realized what a moron I’d been and thought about the amount of time I wasted not hating the Yankees. So, I blindly hated the Yankees....

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